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Journal of Pathogens
Volume 2013, Article ID 898106, 11 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/898106
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Proof of Principle for a Real-Time Pathogen Isolation Media Diagnostic: The Use of Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy to Discriminate Bacterial Pathogens and Antimicrobial-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Strains Grown on Blood Agar

1Applied Research Associates, Inc., 4300 San Mateo Boulevard, NE Suite A-220, Albuquerque, NM 87110, USA
2Microbiology Group, Department of Biology, Molecular Biology Program, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM 88003, USA
3Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK 74078, USA

Received 27 December 2012; Revised 29 April 2013; Accepted 16 May 2013

Academic Editor: Cormac G. M. Gahan

Copyright © 2013 Rosalie A. Multari et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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